West Lincoln High School

  • West Lincoln High School serves 919 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
  • West Lincoln High School operates within the Lincoln County s School District.
  • Lincoln County s School District's 83% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 919 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 919 students
West Lincoln High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % West Lincoln High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
West Lincoln High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade West Lincoln High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
West Lincoln High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
West Lincoln High School Asian Students (2000-2010)
Hispanic
8%
16%
West Lincoln High School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
n/a
26%
West Lincoln High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
91%
50%
West Lincoln High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
West Lincoln High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
4%
West Lincoln High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups West Lincoln High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.17 0.45
West Lincoln High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
43%
52%
West Lincoln High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
5%
West Lincoln High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Lincoln County s School District's student population of 11,755 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 95% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $7,803 in this district is less than the state average of $11,110. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,573 is less than the state average of $11,529. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Lincoln County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
24
1
Number of Students Managed 11,755 912
Lincoln County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 83% 76%
Lincoln County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $90 MM $10 MM
Lincoln County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $99 MM $11 MM
Lincoln County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $7,803 $11,110
Lincoln County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,573 $11,529
Lincoln County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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  • LincolntonWest Lincoln Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 661 students
    0.2 miles
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  • ValeUnion Elementary School
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    2.5 miles
    4875 Reepsville Rd
    ValeNC 28168
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    3.7 miles
    642 Hwy 274
    ValeNC 28168
    (704)276-2479
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  • LincolntonChilders Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 467 students
    4.1 miles
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    LincolntonNC 28092
    (704)736-9610
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    5.8 miles
    7834 Galway Lane
    DenverNC 28037
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